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Son wants relief for his parents, too

 

Press Release

Immigrant Communities to Obama, Congress and Senate: Do Not Take Our Vote for Granted

PRESS RELEASE 

 

Immigrant Communities to Obama, Congress and Senate: 

Do Not Take Our Vote for Granted 

Event

Centro Presente invites you to commemorate International Migrants Day

SAVE THE DATE

Centro Presente invites you to commemorate
International Migrants Day

Event Sponsor: Senator Sonia Chang Díaz

WHEN: 18 December 2014, 11:00 am
WHERE: Massachusetts State House

Video

Centro Presente 2013

Retrospective video of Centro Presente’s activities in 2013.

Radio Show mp3

Al Día Con Centro Presente- Delegación Visita Centroamerica

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the delegation that NALACC sent to Honduras, El Salvador & Guatemala to address the child border crossings. Our Executive Director Patricia spoke about her experience in Honduras and the root causes of immigration.

Centro in the News

Boston To Limit Detainers On Immigrants

BOSTON — Boston has joined a growing number of cities that will no longer hold immigrants suspected of being in the United States illegally for possible deportation, unless an arrest warrant has been issued.

The Boston City Council on Wednesday unanimously passed the so-called Boston Trust Act, which supporters have said will improve relations between local law enforcement and immigrants wary of reporting crimes for fear of deportation.

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Licensia por Enfermedad Acumulado

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about Question 4 on the ballot in November 2014 to ensure earned sick time for all workers in Massachusetts with our guest Alex Galimberti of the organization ROC (Restaurant Opportunities Center of Boston).

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Al Día Con Centro Presente- Audiencia Publica Boston Acta de Confianza

Our latest radio show “Al Dia con Centro Presente” about the Boston City Council public hearing on the proposed TRUST Act bill to address warrantless detentions on behalf of ICE.

Centro in the News

Boston weighs bid to shield immigrants

Immigrant rights advocates packed City Council chambers last night in support of a councilor’s proposal to stop Boston cops from holding illegal immigrants for federal agents absent other crimes — a procedure critics argue has a “chilling effect” on undocumented aliens, but supporters defend as necessary to snag criminals.

Centro in the News

Immigration issues may get shelved

Immigration issues may get shelved

Proposal to house children from across the border clouds bills before lawmakers

Activists and some legislators said the arrival of thousands of children at the nation’s border and Governor Deval Patrick’s proposal to shelter some of them has hardened views on immigration, dimming prospects for legislation that would limit local law enforcement’s role in the deportation of adult immigrants.